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As it happened: Ireland book their place at Euro 2016 courtesy of Jon Walters brace

Tom Rooney

Published 16/11/2015 | 17:59

Republic of Ireland's Jonathan Walters celebrates scoring from the penalty spot
Republic of Ireland's Jonathan Walters celebrates scoring from the penalty spot
Republic of Ireland's Jonathan Walters, left, celebrates after scoring from the penalty spot against Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Republic of Ireland's Jonathan Walters celebrates scoring from the penalty spot
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Republic of Ireland's Daryl Murphy and Bosnia and Herzegovina's Ervin Zukanovic battle for the ball during the UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifying Playoff second leg at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Niall Carson/PA Wire.
Republic of Ireland's Jonathan Walters before the game.
Republic of Ireland and Bosnia supporters before the first leg in Zenica

Two goals from the returning Jon Walters was enough to seal a 2-0 win for Ireland over Bosnia and ensure Ireland’s presence at next year’s European Championships in France.

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